Damien the Leper (epub) Author John Farrow



10 thoughts on “Damien the Leper

  1. says:

    What an incredible book about an incredible beautiful Godly like man What a true Saint Five big stars

  2. says:

    This 1954 paperback copy of the biography of Damien of Molokai is actually a reprint of the prior edition from 1937 published by Steel and Ward Inc in 1937 It is important to note that it is a biography and not a hagiograph

  3. says:

    Published in 1951 the life story of Father Damien born in Belgium but spent the majority of his life on a Hawaiian Island to which lepers were banned An amazing account of his faith strength and commitment to improving the lives of lepers As

  4. says:

    Terrific book First time I heard of it was when I was teaching 8th grade in Granite School District I read it and prepared

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    Powerful witness of one man imitating Jesus Christ by committing and dying for the sick Here is a uote about the change and hope that Fr Damien brought to the people who had been living without hope for years Miseries were forgotten before the opiate of industry Men who had been content to await death in a pathetic sualor now gained an interest in life and in the place where laughter had been forgotten and where each h

  6. says:

    A good and decently researched book on Fr Damien At times it can be a little hagiographical or dramatic but the author has definitely done his research even if he dramatizes it a bit here or there

  7. says:

    A very engaging book It reads like a novel It was also very interesting to read a book written much closer to the time St Damien lived than others that I had read

  8. says:

    Well written biography of an amazing and inspiring life

  9. says:

    This was a Salvation Army random pick up Don't overlook the book possibilities at your local S A boutiue Missionaries especially from the previous century often get a bad wrap This being a Catholic missionary and me with a very Prote

  10. says:

    Dipping than a few toes into sensationalism Farrow writes of the conditions of the leper colony on Molokai���Those people already doomed

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SUMMARY ì YOUBANG.ME ✓ John Farrow

The great adventure of Damien the Leper began uietly over a century ago Since then his remarkable story has become legend throughout the world Joseph De Veuster left his secure life in Belgium thrusting aside all thoughts of personal danger and spending the rest of his day. What an incredible book about an incredible beautiful Godly like man What a true Saint Five big stars

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Damien the Leper

Fe in John Farrow's splendid biography which has become a classic over the years and is sure to endure as long as people thrill to deeds of valor and pay homage to the great spiritual truths so perfectly reflected in this unforgettable story of courage sacrifice and devoti. A very engaging book It reads like a novel It was also very interesting to read a book written much closer to the time St Damien lived than others that I had read

SUMMARY ì YOUBANG.ME ✓ John Farrow

S as Father Damien comforting the sick and the dying Though virtually entombed among the living dead of a leper colony on the island of Molokai Father Damien managed to find beauty and enchantment in the lush surroundings His extraordinary journey of the spirit comes to li. Powerful witness of one man imitating Jesus Christ by committing and dying for the sick Here is a uote about the change and hope that Fr Damien brought to the people who had been living without hope for years Miseries were forgotten before the opiate of industry Men who had been content to await death in a pathetic sualor now gained an interest in life and in the place where laughter had been forgotten and where each had been for himself community groups now vied with each other in cheerful competition as to who could erect a cottage in the uickest time Moral We all need to be given a reason to liveto live fully Will you or I be that person who gives a reason to live fully